Auden's Col Trek - Feature by Arun Nair | ChaiStops

The Relentlessness of the Auden’s Col Trek by Ashok Nair | ChaiStops

It was about seven years since my last trek into the mountains. Yes, I had gone whitewater rafting down the Brahmaputra but then other than it being an outdoor adventure, there was nothing in common with a trek. A trek is different. Mountains have a different aura about them. There’s an aloofness, a solidity, a sense of permanence about them that nothing else in nature provides.

Trek Bans in India due to Mass Tourism

The Outdoor Journal – Mass Trekking in India: A Disease For Which We’ll All Suffer

From unreported deaths, to unsustainable human activity and environmental degradation. India’s national heritage is at stake. Statistics say that the outdoors is now nearly 70% of all leisure, vacation based travel, globally. This has massive ramifications in a country like India – where guidelines are available, but actual regulation, monitoring and implementation are abysmal.

How to Prepare for a Trek

Preparing for a Trek

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